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Nintendo Was Worried Donkey Kong Country Was “Too 3D”

This week marks the 25th anniversary of the classic and beloved Donkey Kong Country. To celebrate this milestone, some of the developers behind the game took part in a series of interviews about the game, its development and its release. And according to one developer who worked on the game, Nintendo was actually…Read more… Continue […]

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A Lot Of Work Went Into Creating Over 5000 Gun Sounds For Borderlands 3

The Borderlands series has always been known for having billions of guns, with each gun randomly generated. But all of these weapons also make noises when they shoot, like the loud crack of sniper or the blast of a rocket launcher. And as explained by the senior sound designer at Gearbox, Joshua Davidson, it took […]

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Donald Glover unveils new behind-the-scenes footage from ‘Guava Island’ [Watch]

Donald Glover‘s first foray into short film, Guava Island was an artistic focal point of Coachella‘s 2019 programming. Starring Rihanna alongside Glover, the flick first premiered at at the Indio Valley affair and was also broadcasted on Coachella’s YouTube live stream. Shortly thereafter, Guava Island became available on Amazon Prime . Now, Glover revisits the visual […]

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The Clever Ways Game Developers Reuse Assets, Like Turning A Tank Into A Destiny Boss

Xavier Nelson Jr. is a writer and game developer, famous for his work on games like Hypnospace Outlaw. He recently asked devs and fans on Twitter to share different ways games have reused assets. The resulting replies are filled with some amazingly creative and ingenious asset recycling. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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YouTuber Shows That Shovel Knight Is Actually 3D

Recently, the popular YouTube channel Boundary Break worked closely with developer Yacht Club Games to do a special episode taking a look at the developer’s beloved Shovel Knight series. What the YouTuber found is that the Shovel Knight games are actually 2D games built in a 3D engine.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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A Look Back at Farscape: Aliens, Puppets, and Criminals on the Run

When we think about space operas, we think about Star Wars or Star Trek, or even Stargate. These are the sweeping, grand sagas, with stalwart heroes and clear distinctions between right and wrong. Farscape is not that kind of story. Read more…

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These Gorgeous Game of Thrones Storyboards Offer Just a Glimpse of a Massive New Book

As Game of Thrones comes to an end, many of us find ourselves looking back to the beginning. Why did the show become so huge? What were our favorite moments? How did it all happen? Like the show itself, those are rather large questions, but the “how” is getting a suitably large answer in a […]

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Horizon Zero Dawn’s Machine Monsters Sure Looked Silly At First

It was recently the two year anniversary for the release of Horizon Zero Dawn. The open world PS4 exclusive is one of the best looking games of the generation and has some incredible looking machine creature, both big and small. But thanks to a fun post detailing some information about the development of Horizon, fans…Read […]

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Go behind the scenes of Justice’s ‘Heavy Metal’ music video with the Norfolk State marching band

When it came time to shoot the official video for “Heavy Metal,” Parisian electro superpowers, Justice, enlisted nothing short of an orchestral army as accompaniment. The duo is now giving fans a look at the back end of the electric visual performance given by The Norfolk State Spartan Legion marching band, which spans a hefty […]

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Watch David Fincher Direct an Animatronic Bishop in Alien 3

David Fincher got his start working on special effects for Return of the Jedi. In some rare footage from Alien 3, we get to see and hear how he works with the FX team to bring the destroyed Bishop android to life. Usually, footage like this would be considered an effects test, but when David […]

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